Worst droughts in U.S. history

POSTED: 11:23 AM Jul 16 2012   UPDATED: 10:04 AM Feb 14 2014

Drought aid is on the way for California, currently in the midst of one of the driest spells on record. Take a look at the worst droughts in U.S. history.

Worst Droughts - 2012 Drought
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2012 Drought -- The lower Midwest and southern Rockies experienced drought conditions not seen since 1956, sparking record wildfires in Colorado and voluntary water restrictions. An ongoing heat wave baked much of the nation that summer.

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